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      Underdawg did an excellent job of explaining the rules.  Here's the simplified version: Don't insinuate Pedo.  Warning and or timeout for a first offense.  PermaFlick for any subsequent offenses Don't out members.  See above for penalties.  Caveat:  if you have ever used your own real name or personal information here on the forums since, like, ever - it doesn't count and you are fair game. If you see spam posts, report it to the mods.  We do not hang out in every thread 24/7 If you see any of the above, report it to the mods by hitting the Report button in the offending post.   We do not take action for foul language, off-subject content, or abusive behavior unless it escalates to persistent stalking.  There may be times that we might warn someone or flick someone for something particularly egregious.  There is no standard, we will know it when we see it.  If you continually report things that do not fall into rules #1 or 2 above, you may very well get a timeout yourself for annoying the Mods with repeated whining.  Use your best judgement. Warnings, timeouts, suspensions and flicks are arbitrary and capricious.  Deal with it.  Welcome to anarchy.   If you are a newbie, there are unwritten rules to adhere to.  They will be explained to you soon enough.  

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  1. I'm Emily aboard SV Hard A Lee, a 25 foot Cape Dory cruising Florida and the Caribbean. We just completed our first Gulf crossing and we found that of course we need more reef points. I'll be putting them in myself, so I spent today figuring out where best to put them. I thought y'all might enjoy my walkthrough of the math involved. Calculating sail area for balanced reefing We currently have one mainsail (Am=126.5 sqft), one 150% genoa (Ag=188 sqft), and one 80% working jib (Aj=100 sqft). The mainsail has one 75% reef point (Am1=95 sqft) and we have rolled it in an emergency to approximately 50% (Am2=63 sq ft). We have found that we get the best balance in the following ways: Conditions main jib ratio of areas main area as a percentage of jib area Light wind full main 150% genny Am/Ag = 126.5/188 67% Some gusts reefed main 150% genny Am1/Ag = 95/188 50% Gusty rolled main 80% working jib Am2/Aj = 63/100 63% We estimate, therefore, that our reef points should allow us to keep the main area at 60% of jib area. For a 30% storm jib (As=37.5 sqft), we will then want a mainsail area of 60% of 37.5 sqft = 22.5 sqft or 18%. Calculating positioning of reef points in the mainsail The main can be treated as a right triangle with height Y and length X. Area, A = XY/2. For our sail with X=11 and Y=23, the ratio X/Y = .48 and accordingly X = .48Y Therefore, A = 4.16y² and Y = 2.04√A We can now fill in the chart below. Bolded values are known, and the rest are calculated: % area area (A) height (Y) length (X) resultant necessary jib area given that Amain = .6Ajib 100 126.5 23 11 188 (150% genny) 75 95 20 9.6 142 (but we know our 150% genny works fine here) 50 63.25 16.25 7.8 94 (working jib) 18 22.5 9.75 4.68 37.5 (30% jib) With these values known, I can simply mark the main at each calculated Y, measuring from the head cringle down. The calculated X is approximate and will be used to install new jiffy reefing tackle on the boom. Calculating positioning of reef points in the jib Instead of building a new 30% jib, we will install reef points in our working jib. It is a scalene triangle with sides 23, 21, and 9.5 ft. If we set the base X as the longest side, its height H can be calculated using Heron’s formula (beyond the scope of this post). In our case, H = 8.67. Because we plan to maintain the clew, head, and tack angles, each side will change proportionately, as will H. We therefore find that X2=√(2X1A2/H1), where A1, X1, and H1 refer to the original area, base, and height and A2 and X2 refer to the new desired area and height. Plugging in the values of X1 and H1, we find an axiomatic equation describing our jib proportions: A = .19X² and X = 2.3√A Now to find the new lengths of the other sides, which I’ll call Y and Z in order descending by relative length, the following equations can be used: X = 2.33Z and Z = .41X Y = .91X and X = 1.1Y Z = .45Y and Y = 2.22Z And we can fill in our table: % area area (A) X Y Z 80 100 23 21 9.5 30 37.5 14.1 12.8 5.75 X and Y will be measured from the head, and Z will be used to check the other measurements for accuracy. Do you see errors with my math or logic? I've never altered a sail before and would love feedback!
  2. I need a new Jib (100-106%) for my 30 foot boat. Currently on hanks, I later plan to install a jib furler, possibly next year (Thinking Profurl C290). Now just need a Jib on hanks. Can I have a Jib made this year be re-cut to fit the furler system? Anyone has this experience? Will the sail fit very poorly if not cut outright for a furling system? Sailmakers say it can be done, but they don't commit one way or another on quality of outcome. Help much appreciated.
  3. How big, from either experience or arm-chair trimming, is a sail just too big to handle single/short handed? Because a main has a boom, it handles differently than the front sail, and then we have the monster kites... so perhaps we could separate all three? random examples... The M32 cat has a 560sq/ft main... A Beneteau Figaro II has 320sq/ft of front sail (jib)... A J/105 has 950sq/ft of spinnaker...
  4. New #4 delivered today

    Jack from North Sails Seattle delivered my new #4 this morning. Great service to have the loft owner come down to the boat (a small boat and not some big dollar program) on a Sunday morning to check the leads and make sure all fit well. The Ed can say what he wants to bashing North Sails but customer service is where it's at compared to foreign lofts.
  5. After I've seen my jib free-flying because all velcro soft hanks released at the same time (I was very skeptical when my sailmaker proposed this velcro idea), I'm now back to the drawing board. Originally, I wanted the equiplite soft hanks, but on my current neighbor (SFS II -VOR 70), I've seen KZmarine hanks that are inspired by wire gate carabiners used in climbing (express sets), just with carbon reinforced plastic instead of aluminum. On the VOR70 they are attached to the sail through a stainless steel ring which is pressed into the jib cloth. My jib was used with a luff tape in a furler, but changing 30m² genoa to the 16m² jib in blow out in the ocean alone is quite a challenge, that's why I installed a dyneema DS20 (no creep) inner removable forestay, where the jib can be mounted on deck prior to departure and easily hoisted. I still want to be able to use luff tape in furler, so normal sail hanks can't be used. That leaves me with webbing soft hanks, or these huge climbing carabiners. But they are hard to get here in the Azores, so I thought I just get the climbing ones from local sports vendor. Have climbing gear on board and no problems with corrosion. Abrasion should be no prob on dyneema, so I guess the only thing that could go wrong is that the carabiner gets stuck somewhere high up. At around 5$ these seem to be also price-wise hard to beat.
  6. New Sails... Your experience?

    I'm shopping for a new main and 155 genoa for my Hanse 370. Its a cruiser with a good turn of speed. I do weekly beer can races (JAM) and distance races (Spin) all PHRF. We frequently flag in distance races. My objective is to maximize performance with sails that I can leave on the boom or furled and also be able to cruise with them. Here are my current considerations: 1. Ullman Fiberpath Race, black Aramid 2. North NorLam Tour w/Aramid 3. UK X Drive 4. Dimension Polyant BX 20/15 (main); BX 15/10 (genoa) All with single side light weight taffeta except for the DP DX product (no taffeta) that comes from a small independent loft. My questions: Your experience with any of the above sail fabrics? Your opinion of the preliminary selections? Your specific substantive recommendations? I'm not interested in opinions about North vs UK vs Ullman. We all have had our experiences with different lofts... both good and bad. Many thanks.